Texas State student sues fraternity after claiming he was assaulted by its members

The victim of the group attack that was caught on camera is suing the members who allegedly ran the charge.
2:13 | 12/15/19

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on camera at Texas state university. The student who was the victim of this group attack who is now suing the fraternity whose members allegedly led the charge here. ABC's Marci Gonzalez has more from our L.A. Bureau. Marci, good morning to you. Reporter: Dan, good morning. We're told this college senior spent several weeks in the hospital and is still in a wheelchair after this attack. They're hoping a potential financial punish for the fraternity as well as three alleged attackers will send a strong message. Stop. Reporter: This morning, a fraternity and its local chapter at a Texas school facing a million dollar lawsuit after this brawl that left a student badly injured. Leave him alone! We're calling the cops. Reporter: Attorneys say this video shows members or guests of Texas state university's pi capita phi fraternity attacking Nick as he walked past a building owned and operated by the frat. According to court documents, the group began to taunt, verbally harass and/or act aggressively towards him upon the mistaken belief that he was a member of a different social club. Next thing you know, punches start getting thrown. Nick tries to get away. This mob of these fraternity guys try to chase after him, wailing away on him, leaving him unconscious on the side of the street. Reporter: The victim's attorney say nearly two months later, he's still struggling to fully recover from spine and traumatic brain injuries, adding that the attack could have been prevented. The lawsuit stating that the fraternity had a history of encouraging rivalries and aggressive behavior, including taunting and hazing, as well as encouraging overconsumption of alcohol. It's not just this campus. Many campuses, we're seeing a lack of institutional control by these fraternities and allowing this to go on. Something has to change. Reporter: Pi kappa phi's national chapter says they don't comment on pending litigation. Texas state university which is not named in the lawsuit says as soon as officials learned of this incident, the from fraternity was suspended. Whit? Across the country, really under the microscope now. Marci Gonzalez for us in los

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